Filled with glitz and glamour, the 4TH EDITION of the WOMEN IN FILM AWARDS GALA 2023 held at the KENYA NATIONAL THEATRE was nothing short of successful.
Prowess and Excellence took over the event as exceptional women who defied boundaries in the Film Industry were awarded for the groundbreaking work they’ve accomplished for the past year despite rolling challenges over the past year.
‘Through the eyes of the woman filmmaker: Celebrating Creativity and Diversity’, The Gala did live up to it’s theme with the following winners being celebrated;
- Best Actress in a Film- MUMBI MAINA
- Best Actress in a TV Drama- FOI WAMBUI
- Best Actress Kids Category- STYCIE WAWERU
- Best Director (Film)- JOAN KABUGU
- Best Director (TV Drama)- GRACE KAHAKI
- Best Editor- MKAIWAWI MWAKABA
- Best Set Designer- TEMKO LAVINDA
- Best Animator- NADDYA OLUOCH
- Best Make Up Artist- JENNIFER MKILO
- Best Assistant Director- PENINAHROSE NJOKI (PR)
- Best Producer (Film)- DENISE KIBISU
- Best Producer (TV Drama)- MILICENT OGUTU
- Best Costume Designer- MERCY MWENDE K.
- Best Producer (Documentary)- AYISTO OWENDI
- Best Digital Content Creator- MAMMITTO EUNICE
- Best Cinematographer- MWENDE RENATA
- Best Newcomer Producer- DR. CAROLINE NJUGUNA
- Best Scriptwriter (Film)- MONA OMBOGO
- Best Scriptwriter (TV Drama)- MERCY MUTISYA
- Best Script Supervisor- SAMANTHA M. NJOROGE
- Best Director Student Film- SANDRA D. APONDI
- Best Location Sound Recordist- JOSEPHINE OBUDO
- Best Sound Designer- AYANNA GITAU
- Most Infulential Woman Filmmaker- WANJIRU KINYANJUI
Congratulations to all the winners and with the gala capping off it’s 4th Edition in such a memorable way, it’s now up to the woman filmmaker to take it up a notch so as to make the Women In Film Awards 5TH Edition possible.
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